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Your Practical Guide to Urologists in Hong Kong

Last updated on June 25, 2021.

What is a urologist | What to know | When to see a urologist | Common reasons | Costs | List of urologists in HK | Urologists in public sector | Urologists in private sector | Insurance coverage

It can be embarrassing or distressing to talk about itchiness down there, smelly discharge, blood in urine or painful urination. However, make sure to visit a urologist in a timely manner in case something bad comes your way. Here is a practical guide to urologists in Hong Kong, with all the resources and details you […]

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The Complete Guide to ENT Doctors in Hong Kong

Last updated on July 5, 2021.

What is ENT doctor | ENT and plastic surgery | Facts | When to see a doctor | Common reasons | Costs | List of ENT doctors | Insurance coverage

Ears, nose and throat (ENT) doctors (aka otorhinolaryngologists) are responsible for some basic yet essential functions in our body. If you or your child have been advised to see an ENT doctor, Healthy Matters has researched and produced the expert resource with all the details you need. Methodology: This guide does not aim to be […]

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Diabetes in Hong Kong: All You Need To Know

Last updated on May 10, 2021.

What is diabetes | Key figures | Statistics | Signs and symptoms | Complications | Causes | Prevention  | Screening | Where to get screened | Managing diabetes | Other issues | Costs | Insurance coverage

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases, and millions of people are living with it worldwide. It is also a growing concern in Hong Kong. Indeed it puts a significant burden on the public healthcare system and individual health costs, due to the complications it can cause. Here is your complete guide to […]

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The Complete Guide to Plastic Surgery in Hong Kong

Last updated on May 6, 2021.

What is a plastic surgeon | What to know | Risks and safety | When to see a doctor | Regulation | Costs | List of plastic surgeons | Plastic surgeons in private sector | Insurance coverage

If you are thinking about liposuction, breast augmentation or a nose job in Hong Kong, being well informed is the first step, and it is essential. Here is everything you need to know about plastic surgery in Hong Kong: risks and safety, common procedures, practitioners, costs and insurance cover.  Methodology: This guide does not aim […]

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The Complete Guide to Eczema in Hong Kong

Last updated on May 6, 2021.

What is eczema | Eczema vs. Atopic Dermatitis | Eczema and allergy | Signs and symptoms | Causes and risks | Diagnosis | Treatment | Alternatives | Self-care | Useful resources

Eczema is a common chronic skin condition. In Hong Kong, roughly one in five people suffers from eczema at different periods of their life. Read more about it.

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8 Things to Know About Manuka Honey

Last updated on July 19, 2021.

Honey is a family staple that is considered one of the top natural home remedies and is basically good for everything. But have you ever heard of Manuka honey? It has become increasingly known as a higher grade of honey with great nutritional value, for more health benefits. Here are some interesting facts we dug […]

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Prostate Cancer in Hong Kong: Symptoms, Screening and Treatment

Last updated on May 5, 2021.

What is prostate cancer | Signs and symptoms | Causes | Prevention | Screening and diagnosis | Stages | Treatments | Costs | Insurance coverage | Useful resources

In Hong Kong, prostate cancer has seen the largest increase in cancer diagnosis for men in the past 20 years. According to the Hong Kong Cancer Registry, prostate cancer is the third most common male cancer after colorectal cancer and lung cancer, affecting nearly 2000 men each year. Prostate cancer is the no. 4 cause […]

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Lung Cancer in Hong Kong: From Causes to Treatment

Last updated on May 5, 2021.

What is lung cancer | Signs and symptoms | Causes | Prevention | Screening and diagnosis | Stages | Treatments | Costs | Insurance coverage | Useful resources

Lung cancer has been the leading cause of cancer deaths in Hong Kong since the HK Cancer Registry opened in 1983. Its high mortality rate is largely due to the fact that most patients do not have visible symptoms at an early stage of the disease. Lung cancer is the second and third most common […]

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